Pages from the Past: August 11, 2022
A look at the past from the pages of the Pine River Journal weekly newspaper
60 years ago, August 10, 1962
(Headline) Real estate moves well in Long Pine area
(Headline) Friday night crash claims life of Minneapolis man near Backus
50 years ago, August 10, 1972
Glen Sherwood, candidate for State Representative of District 4B, lashed out this week at what he termed the "strangling of democracy."
Pvt. James Lael, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otis W. Lael of Rte. 1, Pine River graduated from the basic combat training phase August 9 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
25 years ago, August 14, 1997
(Headline) Pine River centennial events draw crowds
(Headline) Bueckers' expansion concerns residents, Neighbors wonder if building permit is needed to begin cutting trees
(Headline) Trees crowding airspace at PIne River Airport, City needs new well, says city engineer, cost about $30,000
10 years ago, August 9, 2012
(Headline) Pine River swimming beach plans discussed
(Photo) Renee Rogers will represent Backus as Miss Backus for the annual Cornfest celebration on Saturday, Aug. 11.
- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer